Remembering LA Tarone

Popular Talk Show Host Passes Away

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) Local broadcasting legend Louis Alfred Tarone, better known as "LA Tarone" has passed away.

The afternoon drive talk show host on WILK radio had been battling lung cancer.

LA was known for his passion and opinions on a wide variety of topics.

He had a lengthy career in radio and television for WYLN-TV in Hazleton. He was also a writer for "The Standard Speaker" newspaper in Hazleton and an author.

LA Tarone passed away peacefully on Sunday.


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